Catholics and the United nations

carl william spitzer iv cwsiv_2nd at JUNO.COM
Sat May 11 15:17:33 MDT 2002


Simply put Jim
"There is nothing less holy than a holy war and nothing less civil than a
civil war.  -- CWSIV

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On Wed, 8 May 2002 19:23:11 -0700 Jim <jnantz2 at INFICAD.COM> writes:
>It doesn't surprise me that governments are taking another look at
>religion.  Many wars have been fought over religion.  Various
>religions
>often take sides in wars.  Sometimes they take both sides in a war.
>After
>all in WW2 many religions in this country said god was on the side of
>the
>U.S.  At the same time in Germany those same religions said god was on
>their side.  Religions often work to undermine governments.  A good
>example is the moslems who are working to overthrow secular
>governments
>all over the world.  Sometimes religions will do something that
>violates
>not only their own laws but the laws of the country they're operating
>in.
>The current scandal involving the Catholic Church is an example.
>
>A lot of people do a lot of rotten things in the name of religion.
>It's
>no wonder that many governments around the world are suspicious of it.


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